Latest Chrystia Freeland News

Canada’s Trudeau names new Cabinet; Freeland is deputy PM

Nov. 20, 2019 5:13 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his new Cabinet on Wednesday and Chrystia Freeland is moving from foreign affairs to become Canada’s deputy prime minister. Freeland will still oversee Canada-U.S. relations and the new trade agreement with the United States and Mexico that...

Freeland calls acceptance of Syrian envoy unacceptable.

Sep. 24, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's foreign minister called her government's approval of a known supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad to a consular job in Canada "unacceptable" on Tuesday and said she will take action "very quickly." Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she and her political staff were...